This Asana has also come through tradition. It has
been described widely in modern Yoga Texts. We assume a triangular form
through this practice hence it is called Trikonasana.
erect with legs together, hands by the side of the thighs.
- Make two
or two and half feet distance between two legs and raise both the hands towards
each side, so to make a parallel line with shoulder.
- Slowly bending
towards right side (lateral) touch the toe of the left leg with the forefinger
and middle finger of the right hand adn raise the left hand towards sky. Gaze
also should be up towards left hand.
- After maintaning it for sometime,
slowly return to the second position.
- Now start bending slowly lateral
towards left side and touch the toe of the right leg with left hand.Keep pointing
towards sky. Gaze should be towards raised right hand.
- While returning
back to the original position bring down your raised hand, leave the toes and
stand erect with legs together.
1. Do not bend
legs at the knees.
2. Judge your limitations.
Benefits and Limitations
- As in konasana.